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ABSL310: Δίκαιο των Επιχειρήσεων ΙΙ

Course Contents The Law of Contracts: Review   of   the   elements   that   are   required   for   a   legally   binding   contract.   Meaning   and   effect   of breach   of   contract   (measure   of   damages,   remoteness   of   damage   &   equitable   remedies).   Effect and application of exclusion clauses. Analysis of Sale of Goods Act. The Law of Negligence: Analysis   of   the   notion   of   duty   of   care   and   breach   of   that   duty,   as   well   as   remoteness   of   damage caused due to negligence. Defenses to an action of Negligence. The Law of Agency: Distinctive   features   of   commercial   agency   (actual   and   apparent   authority),   creation   of   agency relationship (express, implication, ratification, estoppel etc). Agent’s duties and Liability. Company law and Partnership Law: Structure,     formation     and     management.     Incorporation     of     a     company,     analysis     of     the constitutional   documents   of   a   company   (Memorandum   and   Articles   of   Association).   Analysis   of issues   such   as   Ultra   Vires   and   pre-incorporation   contracts.   Directors’   role   and   duties   (namely fiduciary   duties).   Meetings   and   resolutions   of   the   company.   Different   types   of   partners   and partnerships. Learning Outcomes of the course unit By the end of the course, the students should be able to: 1 . Acquire   knowledge   of   the   foundations   of   business   law   and   how   these   operate   within   context   of business. 2 . Define   and   analyze   of   contractual   liability   of   parties,   factors/clauses   that   affect   the   validity   of contract   (rules   in   relation   to   exclusion   clauses)   and   advise   in   terms   of   damages   (remoteness   of damage, measure of damages, equitable remedies). 3 . Analyze   the   main   elements   of   negligence,   notions   such   as   duty   of   care,   breach   and   damage   and advise in terms of defences to an action of negligence. 4 . Identify   the   distinctive   features   of   commercial   agency   (concepts   such   as   ratification,   agency   by holding    out/estoppel).    Understand    the    structure    and    differences    between    various    entities (companies and partnerships) and compare in terms of liability, management and formation. 5 . Assess   business   issues   that   may   arise   such   as   ultra   vires   transactions   and   pre-incorporation contracts   and   advise   whether   they   invalidate   business   transactions.   Analyse   the   role   of   directors and    their    duties    towards    the    company.    Distinguish    the    types    of    company    meetings    and resolutions. 6 . Analyze   the   legal   liability   of   parties   in   business   transactions   and   to   demonstrate   the   capacity   for legal analysis, research and problem solving skills within the context of Business Law. 7 . Develop   a   critical   understanding   of   the   law   so   as   to   be   able   to   apply   the   legal   principles   (and case law) to various practical situations and to produce written advice.
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ABSL310: Δίκαιο των Επιχειρήσεων ΙΙ

Course Contents The Law of Contracts: Review    of    the    elements    that    are    required    for    a    legally binding     contract.     Meaning     and     effect     of     breach     of contract   (measure   of   damages,   remoteness   of   damage   & equitable   remedies).   Effect   and   application   of   exclusion clauses. Analysis of Sale of Goods Act. The Law of Negligence: Analysis   of   the   notion   of   duty   of   care   and   breach   of   that duty,   as   well   as   remoteness   of   damage   caused   due   to negligence. Defenses to an action of Negligence. The Law of Agency: Distinctive    features    of    commercial    agency    (actual    and apparent     authority),     creation     of     agency     relationship (express,    implication,    ratification,    estoppel    etc).    Agent’s duties and Liability. Company law and Partnership Law: Structure,   formation   and   management.   Incorporation   of   a company,   analysis   of   the   constitutional   documents   of   a company    (Memorandum    and    Articles    of    Association). Analysis     of     issues     such     as     Ultra     Vires     and     pre- incorporation      contracts.      Directors’      role      and      duties (namely   fiduciary   duties).   Meetings   and   resolutions   of   the company. Different types of partners and partnerships. Learning Outcomes of the course unit By the end of the course, the students should be able to: 1 . Acquire    knowledge    of    the    foundations    of    business    law and how these operate within context of business. 2 . Define    and    analyze    of    contractual    liability    of    parties, factors/clauses   that   affect   the   validity   of   contract   (rules   in relation    to    exclusion    clauses)    and    advise    in    terms    of damages   (remoteness   of   damage,   measure   of   damages, equitable remedies). 3 . Analyze   the   main   elements   of   negligence,   notions   such   as duty   of   care,   breach   and   damage   and   advise   in   terms   of defences to an action of negligence. 4 . Identify    the    distinctive    features    of    commercial    agency (concepts     such     as     ratification,     agency     by     holding out/estoppel).   Understand   the   structure   and   differences between    various    entities    (companies    and    partnerships) and    compare    in    terms    of    liability,    management    and formation. 5 . Assess   business   issues   that   may   arise   such   as   ultra   vires transactions   and   pre-incorporation   contracts   and   advise whether    they    invalidate    business    transactions.    Analyse the     role     of     directors     and     their     duties     towards     the company.   Distinguish   the   types   of   company   meetings   and resolutions. 6 . Analyze      the      legal      liability      of      parties      in      business transactions    and    to    demonstrate    the    capacity    for    legal analysis,   research   and   problem   solving   skills   within   the context of Business Law. 7 . Develop   a   critical   understanding   of   the   law   so   as   to   be able   to   apply   the   legal   principles   (and   case   law)   to   various practical situations and to produce written advice.